Central Elementary School

2007 Allenwood Road
Belmar, NJ 07719
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
Serving 508 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Central Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 30% in NJ
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Central Elementary School's student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Central Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NJ)
#495 out of 2183 schools
(Top 30%)
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39%
26%
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60%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
86%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Elementary School's ranking?
Central Elementary School is ranked #495 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Central Elementary School?
508 students attend Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Central Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Elementary School?
Central Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Central Elementary School offer ?
Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Central Elementary School part of?
Central Elementary School is part of Wall Township Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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